Gallaher Ltd. (Hansard, 16 January 1997)
HC Deb 16 January 1997 vol 288 c325W
Mr. Pendry

To ask the President of the Board of Trade what Government assistance will be made available to alleviate the effects of the loss of jobs resulting from the relocation of the Gallaher Ltd. factory from Hyde, Tameside. [11161]

Mr. John M. Taylor

The Government office for the north-west will first assess with local partners the type and level of needs to be met arising from Gallaher's recent announcement, and will then consider the appropriate resources to meet those needs.

Mr. Pendry

To ask the President of the Board of Trade when(a) he and (b) officials from his Department last met representatives of Gallaher Ltd., what was discussed; and if he will make a statement. [11163]

Mr. Taylor

I have not met with representatives of Gallaher Ltd. nor have officials from my Department.

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